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It is the first year PCI Pal’s Amazon Web Services-based platform has been assessed as part of the annual certification

PCI Pal, the specialist provider of secure payment solutions for global contact centres, has confirmed it has again achieved compliance with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) Level 1 Service Provider certification, which this year includes its Amazon Web Services (AWS) virtualised, globally accessible environment.

It is the first year PCI Pal’s Amazon Web Services-based platform has been assessed as part of the annual certification. The true-cloud service enables PCI Pal to deliver its payment and data security solutions across Amazon’s global cloud regardless of the territory within which its customers operate.

The Amazon Web Services platform provides PCI Pal with the ability to regionalise customer data, adhering to country-specific data sovereignty rules to ensure sensitive payment data is handled correctly.

James Barham, Chief Commercial Officer for PCI Pal said: “The PCI DSS standards were created to ensure the security of credit and debit card transactions, and protect cardholders against fraud and misuse of their personal payment information. Our re-certification to the PCI DSS as a Level 1 Service Provider is an essential element to our business delivering secure data handling services to organisations taking payments globally.

"We are delighted as well with the inclusion of our AWS environment within this year’s certification, a platform that is transforming the way we can facilitate access to our services across the globe.”

The PCI DSS standards were designed and are maintained by the PCI Security Standards Council, put together by leading card schemes including MasterCard, Visa, American Express, Discover Financial Services and JCB International.

For more information, visit www.pcipal.com or call +44 207 030 3770 to arrange a demonstration. Alternatively, follow PCI Pal on Twitter.

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Notes to Editors:

About PCI Pal PLC:
PCI Pal is a specialist provider of secure payment solutions for contact centres and businesses taking Cardholder Not Present (CNP) payments. PCI Pal’s globally accessible cloud platform empowers organisations to take payments securely without bringing their environments into scope of PCI DSS and other card payment data security rules and regulations.

With the entire product portfolio served from PCI Pal’s cloud environment, integrations with existing telephony, payment, and desktop environments are simple and light-touch, ensuring no degradation of service while achieving security and compliance.

PCI Pal has offices in London, Ipswich (UK) and Charlotte NC (USA). For more information visit www.pcipal.com or follow the team on Twitter: https://twitter.com/PCIPAL

Editor’s Contact:
Peppa Sheridan
Peptalk Communications
+ 44 (0)1787 313822 / peppa@peptalkpr.co.uk

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